[FoRK] The Future Is Now

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Sun Sep 9 17:21:51 PDT 2012


Forget pneumatic, motors, or hydraulics, just use light-controlled 
muscle tissue, purpose grown for your robot (cyborg?) limb:
http://www.gizmag.com/light-muscle/24002/

Easily power those embedded computers (in addition to the sugar 
batteries noted earlier):
http://www.rdmag.com/News/2012/09/Life-Sciences-Researchers-Create-Tiny-Wirelessly-Powered-Cardiac-Device/

Fun:
http://www.gizmag.com/walking-paper-robot-elastic-bands/23877/


On Sat Sep  1 23:07:33 2012, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> Harder than Diamond synthetics (everything molecularly new that isn't graphene (or silene now) is buckyballs):
> http://www.gizmag.com/diamond-dent/23805/
>
> Continuous (1000ft) pipe creasion/laying from a truck for water, gas, etc.:
> http://www.gizmag.com/infinite-pipeline/23762/
>
> Almost Diamond age on those two, eh?
>
> Prototype for throw away neutron generator circuit / device / MEMS unit:
> http://www.gizmag.com/sandia-neutristor-neutron-generator-chip/23856/
>
> sdw
>
>


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